Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
baghdad. it was one of the worst attacks against iraqi military so far this year. the u.s. soldier charged with the massacre of afghan civilians in march appeared in court on monday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether he will face a full court-martial. robert bales faces 16 counts of murder, one for each of his victims. musa mahmuddi of the afghanistan independent human rights commission called on the west to ensure the victims' families are heard. >> we strongly ask the united states that justice should be applied in a trial should be based on the principles of fair trial, and provide opportunities and time to the victims' family members to be heard in the court of the united states. >> bales was on his fourth combat tour following earlier stints in iraq and afghanistan. on monday, a former military comrade testified that robert bales had shown no remorse after committing the shootings. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. a family in pakistan is accusing the u.s. of killing an elderly woman and wounding six of her grandchildren and a drone attack late last month. the str
Nov 6, 2012 8:00am PST
the street was a guy that used to fix his car all the time. and he was a little older than us. and he kinda taught us kids a lot of things. and he'll be fixing the car and be under there doing electrical work and everything. and i noticed that what he'd do is he'd put his hand behind his back when he's kinda fooling around. there's a coil in there, high voltage, more than a thousand volts, coil, induction coil, okay? and what he do, he fooling around with that. he makes sure one hand behind here. "hey, hey, jack, how come you put your hand behind there, man?" he said, "i put my hand behind here, "because i don't wanna touch a high voltage, "and have my other hand over here on the car "'cause then the voltage would between this hand and this hand." and guess what's in between? begin with h. - end with eart. heart. try it. your heart. and how many say, "oh, i like to have current flowing through my heart? who? come on, no way. you don't want the current to go through your heart. that's the worst thing. and so as long as he touches like this, then the current might go from here... [whistles] .
Nov 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
important in greek culture, celebrate. >> all right, my friends, some relatives, friends, all of us come this country with about-- with nothing. so god help us. all of us have been working hard and doing things. today for me is the big day in celebrate the stama wine. it bring back the name where i come from. >> family, i feel, is the most important thing. without family, you really don't have anything at all. working with my father, i must say that i've been raised as an only child, no brothers, no sisters. my father not only is my friend, but he's my brother, too, and my father. and everything i know today and everything i have to thank for is because of my father. >> when i look him, i think i look on my father, because he's got his name. and i been very happy, and i hope everyone family, father, son, work together. >> kokkari is where the "san francisco chronicle" calls greek food "elevated to an art form." getting their wine on the list here and at their sister restaurant evvia in san jose shows stama wine has made it. the family gathered to celebrate this achievement, understanding